Kumartuli: Magisc with Bare hands

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Spread over an area of nearly 400 m, Kumartuli is flanked by workshops which double up as studios, a few homes, shops selling clothes and other items for decorating the images.works are going on to convert dark, dingy Kumartuli to a modern hub of artists. The name Kumartuli derived from the fact that kumor or potters live here . After the post-Independence partition of Bengal, many artisans from East Bengal settled down in Kumartuli.

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